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Foothills Parkway (West)

Take a scenic detour to experience unparalleled views of the Smokies and valley and ridge from the western section of Chilhowee Mountain. You'll find many scenic pull-offs along the way. About 10 miles into your drive, visit the observation tower at Look Rock, the section's highest point. At the end of the parkway, turn left on Hwy 129 to find yourself on the Tail of the Dragon, a favorite stretch for motorcycle and sports car drivers with 318 curves in just 11 miles, leading across Deals Gap into North Carolina.
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Foothills Parkway (West)

Foothills Pkwy.
Townsend, TN
United States

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